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Ranking of Oxford colleges according to: large number of undergraduates studying history and english, large number of tutors for history and english, old college.

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  1. Merton College 68

    1. Fourth oldest, founded 1264. 94
    2. Ninth most tutors for History and English, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    3. Fifth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
  2. Balliol College 67

    1. Third oldest, founded 1263. 95
    2. Third most tutors for History and English, with 10 in 2007/8. 80
    3. 10th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  3. Wadham College 66

    1. Second most undergraduates studying History and English, with 4 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 11th most tutors for History and English, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 19th oldest, founded 1610. 49

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  1. Pembroke College 66

    1. The most tutors for History and English, with 12 in 2007/8. 100
    2. Seventh most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 20th oldest, founded 1624. 48
  2. Jesus College 56

    1. Third most undergraduates studying History and English, with 3 in 2007/8. 75
    2. 18th oldest, founded 1571. 54
    3. 13th most tutors for History and English, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
  3. Exeter College 56

    1. Sixth oldest, founded 1314. 88
    2. Eighth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 14th most tutors for History and English, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
  4. Corpus Christi College 52

    1. Sixth most tutors for History and English, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 14th oldest, founded 1517. 62
    3. Ninth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
  5. Mansfield College 48

    1. The most undergraduates studying History and English, with 4 in 2007/8. 100
    2. 15th most tutors for History and English, with 5 in 2007/8. 30
    3. 31st oldest, founded 1886. 14
  6. St Hilda's College 44

    1. Fifth most tutors for History and English, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. Fourth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 33rd oldest, founded 1893. 13
  7. St John's College 39

    1. Eighth most tutors for History and English, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 17th oldest, founded 1555. 57
    3. 14th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  8. Somerville College 38

    1. Sixth most undergraduates studying History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 50
    2. 10th most tutors for History and English, with 7 in 2007/8. 50
    3. 28th oldest, founded 1879. 14
  9. St Peter's College 34

    1. Fourth most tutors for History and English, with 9 in 2007/8. 70
    2. 12th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 36th oldest, founded 1929. 8
  10. St Hugh's College 33

    1. Seventh most tutors for History and English, with 8 in 2007/8. 60
    2. 11th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 1 in 2007/8. 25
    3. 30th oldest, founded 1886. 14
  11. St Catherine's College 31

    1. Second most tutors for History and English, with 11 in 2007/8. 90
    2. 40th oldest, founded 1963. 4
    3. 16th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  12. Worcester College 25

    1. 12th most tutors for History and English, with 6 in 2007/8. 40
    2. 21st oldest, founded 1714. 36
    3. 13th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0
  13. Harris Manchester College 4

    1. 32nd oldest, founded 1889. 13
    2. 16th most tutors for History and English, with 2 in 2007/8. 0
    3. 15th most undergraduates studying History and English, with 0 in 2007/8. 0

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